PTBNL: Arizona Fall League Preview

In the first post-season (not postseason) episode of Prospect to Be Named Later, Kyle and I touched briefly on the playoff runs of the Peoria Chiefs, Palm Beach Cardinals, and Memphis Redbirds. Our main focus, however, was the upcoming Arizona Fall League. The Cardinals are sending eight players to this year's

Memphis Redbirds: 5 things to watch in the PCL playoffs

Photo courtesy of MiLB.com

On Wednesday, the Memphis Redbirds open the Pacific Coast League playoffs against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Redbirds racked up 91 wins this season despite the fact that Paul DeJong, Harrison Bader, Luke Voit, and many other were promoted to the parent

St. Louis Cardinals: Mike Leake came to symbolize ‘complacency’

Mike Leake's performance is big for the Cardinals

On Wednesday morning, the Cardinals traded Mike Leake and international bonus pool money to the Seattle Mariners for infielder Rayder Ascanio. Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the financials of the deal look something like this: Leake, 29, is owed $55 million on the five-year, $80-million free agent